Lindsay Lohan

  • Copyright, Crime, Immigration, Intellectual Property, Law Schools, Lindsay Lohan, Morning Docket, Rankings, SCOTUS, Supreme Court, U.S. News, War on Terror

    Morning Docket: 03.08.11

    * Obama has created an indefinite detention system for prisoners held at Guantanamo Bay. Because he’s too soft on terrorism to make it definite. [Washington Post] * Utah’s new immigration laws will create a legal storm. El Niño! Spanish for The… Niño! [USA Today] * Lilo finally starred in another movie, and former wet poodle […]

    15 Comments / / Mar 8, 2011 at 9:03 AM
  • Gay, Gay Marriage, Immigration, Intellectual Property, Lesbians, Lindsay Lohan, Morning Docket

    Morning Docket: 02.24.11

    * A British court ruled that Julian Assange should be extradited to Sweden. [Reuters] * Governor Neil Abercrombie of Hawaii signed into law a bill legalizing same-sex civil unions. Men, barbecue, I like you, I like you too dawg, let’s get… civil unioned? [Honolulu Star-Advertiser] * Seems like Betty Boop was passed around like a […]

    10 Comments / / Feb 24, 2011 at 9:16 AM
  • Barry Bonds, Baseball, Celebrities, Immigration, Lindsay Lohan, Morning Docket, Prisons, Sports, Tobacco / Smoking

    Morning Docket: 02.11.11

    * If the Muslim Brotherhood gains power in Egypt, they will impose sharia law. Just like Oklahoma! [ABC Online] * Lindsay Lohan took to Twitter to announce that she “was not raised to lie, cheat, or steal.” Well, nature it is. [msnbc.com] * Arizona is suing the federal government over the porous border. Mr. Obama, […]

    18 Comments / / Feb 11, 2011 at 9:32 AM
  • Celebrities, Lindsay Lohan, Morning Docket

    Morning Docket: 02.09.11

    * The House failed to extend key provisions of the Patriot Act yesterday. Terrorists are unable to create jobs in such an uncertain regulatory environment. [Washington Post] * A conservative legal group, the Pacific Legal Foundation, is fighting the application of Title IX to high schools. At issue is whether throwing like a girl is […]

    31 Comments / / Feb 9, 2011 at 8:58 AM
  • Breasts, Celebrities, Crime, Drugs, Fame Brief, Hotties, Lindsay Lohan, Movies, Paris Hilton

    Fame Brief: Lindsay Lohan and Breast Implants, the Gateway Drug

    If you’re like most people who have an important drug test coming up — say, for a new law firm job or for probation (kind of the same thing) — you probably prepare by doing things such as guzzling water, sucking pennies, or ladling your roommate’s urine into a pocket flask. A somewhat less effective […]

    42 Comments / / Sep 23, 2010 at 12:33 PM
  • Morning Docket

    Morning Docket: 08.25.10

    Ed. note: This post was compiled by one of our seven Morning Docket finalists. The finalists will be handling MD all week. As always, we welcome your thoughts in the comments. * I’ll take the rapist for 200, Alex. The attorney for two women who accused the WikiLeaks Grand Poobah of sex crimes denies any […]

    24 Comments / / Aug 25, 2010 at 9:10 AM
  • Morning Docket

    Morning Docket: 08.13.10

    * Law professors Kal Raustiala and Christopher Sprigman argue against extending copyright protection to fashion designs. [New York Times] * DLA Piper suffers a reversal of fortune — and a reversal of a fortune, to the tune of $22 million. [Am Law Daily] * The Alabama Attorney General, Troy King, has sued BP — over […]

    10 Comments / / Aug 13, 2010 at 9:02 AM
  • Morning Docket

    Morning Docket: 08.12.10

    * Will wedding bells be ringing soon in California? Judge Vaughn Walker will rule today on extending the Prop 8 stay. [Associated Press] * A 32-year-old Canadian lawyer was awarded $6 million after a law firm colleague knocked her down on the dance floor. [The Post] * The Seventh Circuit testifies again in New York. […]

    15 Comments / / Aug 12, 2010 at 9:07 AM
  • Morning Docket

    Morning Docket: 08.02.10

    * Judge Susan Bolton, who took the teeth out of the Arizona immigration law, has been getting lots of hate mail, including death threats. But loyal readers of Above the Law know it’s not the first time for her. [Chicago Sun-Times] * The ball is in Blake Strode’s court: pro tennis or Harvard Law School? […]

    10 Comments / / Aug 2, 2010 at 9:00 AM
  • Non-Sequiturs

    Non-Sequiturs: 07.21.10

    * Last month, we asked if cheerleading is a sport. A judge has answered, “no.” [CT Post] * Two words that should never be in the same sentence: “botched” and “circumcision.” [Bad Lawyer] * Now that the FCC has been stopped in its anti-speech tracks, can the rest of television become as good as HBO? […]

    18 Comments / / Jul 21, 2010 at 5:33 PM
  • Faegre & Benson, Lavi Soloway, Lindsay Lohan, Non-Sequiturs

    Non-Sequiturs: 07.20.10

    * Century Regional Detention Facility is sentenced to Lindsay Lohan. Watch out, she looks a little menacing in her mug shot. [People] * Fellow legal blogger and prominent immigration lawyer Lavi Soloway opines on the intersection of immigration reform, evangelicals, and same-sex marriage. [Politico] * Why BP oil leak victims might want to look to […]

    8 Comments / / Jul 20, 2010 at 5:55 PM
  • Celebrities, Hotties, Lindsay Lohan, Litigatrix, Prisons, Sentencing Law

    Should Lindsay Lohan Go To Law School?

    When actress Lindsay Lohan was sentenced earlier this week to 90 days in jail for probation violations, she showed up in court with fabulous fingernails. If you’d like to learn about how to get the same look for your own nails, check out our sister site, Fashionista. The tie-dye effect on LiLo’s nails was très […]

    39 Comments / / Jul 9, 2010 at 3:44 PM
  • Lindsay Lohan, Morning Docket

    Morning Docket: 07.09.10

    * Appeals Court shuts down Obama, kind of like how LeBron just shut down Cleveland. [New York Times] * The great spy swap is happening. Too bad we can’t send LeBron to Soviet Russia. [CNN] * LiLo’s new lawyer is very inexperienced. But at least she passed the bar. “King” James has never won a […]

    33 Comments / / Jul 9, 2010 at 8:58 AM
  • Lindsay Lohan, Morning Docket

    Morning Docket: 07.08.10

    * Don’t abuse the temp help. Contract lawyer Moshe Koplowitz is suing New York firm Labaton Sucharow for overtime pay. [New York Times] * Lawyers say spy swap will happen soon. [Associated Press; New York Times] * You can clear your court record but not your Google record. [Philadelphia Inquirer] * No foul play suspected […]

    19 Comments / / Jul 8, 2010 at 9:09 AM
  • Lindsay Lohan, Morning Docket

    Morning Docket: 07.07.10

    * A 22-year-old soldier accused of downloading classified information and providing some of it to Wikileaks has been formally charged. [New York Times] * Talk about a Mean Girl: Judge Marsha Revel sentences Lindsay Lohan to 90 days in jail, plus 90 days in a locked-down rehab center, for multiple probation violations. [Los Angeles Times; […]

    5 Comments / / Jul 7, 2010 at 8:57 AM
  • Bail, Celebrities, Drinking

    Lindsay Lohan’s Bail Conditions

    A month ago, I was surprised by Great Britain’s new Drinking Ban Order. The restriction feels like a little too much government control of our personal lives. But I guess the United States has similar authority to impose draconian restrictions on legal activity — at least if you are a celebrity with a known history […]

    15 Comments / / May 24, 2010 at 1:02 PM

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